Politics + Government

Raiders go on defense to keep tax exemption

The Las Vegas Raiders and Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday pushed back against a proposed bill that would remove their existing exemption from the...
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A star is born. Or so he hopes.

What better way to ingratiate yourself with Donald Trump then to go where the former president turned for his most indispensable daily briefing? North Las...
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As NV moves on mail-in voting, onslaught of laws in other states worries advocates

WASHINGTON -- A U.S. House elections panel on Thursday heard from witnesses about the need to craft a new formula that identifies which states...

Bill to make mail-in voting the Nevada norm weathers first hearing

Colorado, Oregon, Hawaii, Washington and Utah already mail ballots to every voter. With Assembly Bill 321, Nevada would join them, by making the mail-in...

Just say Home Means Nevada and pretend something rational is happening

One stirring but unintentional feature of Joe Biden’s sweeping $2 trillion infrastructure proposal is how picayune Nevada’s economic policy dialogue looks by comparison. Oh sure,...

Nevada lawmakers poised for showdown on voting reform bill

There’s nothing partisan about universal voting by mail. While Nevada voters cast a record number of ballots in 2020, legislative Democrats who spearheaded the...
Time, ladies and gentlemen, time

Legislature hears first bill to abolish the death penalty

For the first time since 2017, Nevada lawmakers began wrestling with the question on whether Nevada should get rid of capital punishment. In Wednesday’s hearing...
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Proposed floor for property tax caps draws opposition

A measure that would make “a very small change to Nevada’s property tax calculation,” according to the association of local governments requesting it, drew...

Funding assures hunters, gun buyers ‘dictate’ state wildlife agenda 

Nevada’s wildlife may belong to the public, but hunters and gun enthusiasts almost exclusively pay the tab for managing the state’s vast array of...

Dozens of members of Congress are vaccinated, but some still hesitate

WASHINGTON -- Members of Congress were among the first people in the U.S. to have access to the sought-after COVID-19 vaccine when the initial doses...

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